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Webinars & Recordings

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    Miguel Zavala

    Defining and Enacting Anti-Racist Teaching: Lessons from Ethnic Studies Classrooms

    Presented by Miguel Zavala, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Urban Learning, Cal State Los Angeles on September 27, 2022.

    Research points to significant academic gains by students who enroll in high school Ethnic Studies courses, but what do such culturally responsive, anti-racist, and empowering spaces look like? This workshop provided an overview of anti-racist teaching practices in the context of Ethnic Studies courses. Implications for curricular and pedagogical redesign as well as the preparation of Ethnic Studies teachers were drawn out.

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    Building Systems of Care: A Guide to School-Based Mental Health Teams

    Presented by Josh Godinez, Board Chair, California Association of School Counselors, Dr. Jeannine Topalian, President, California Association of School Psychologists and Paul Brazzel, President, California Association of School Social Workers on April 26, 2022

    These presenters hosted an informative and engaging webinar which highlighted the complimentary roles and responsibilities of school counselors, school psychologists and social workers in meeting the needs of California's students. Attendees were given this rare opportunity to engage with leaders of all three organizations in one setting where they defined the strategic and collaborative approach to supporting California's schools.

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    Dr. Caroline Lopez-Perry and Addison Duane

    Creating a Culture of Care Through Trauma Sensitive Practices

    Presented by Dr. Caroline Lopez-Perry, CSULB and Addison Duane, Wayne State University on March 11, 2022.

    This webinar provided an overview of trauma and its effects on youth in school. Attendees learned about the intersection of trauma-informed, anti-racism, and equity work in schools and left with practical tools and strategies for building caring relationships and trauma sensitive classrooms

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    Caroline Lopez-Perry and Rachel Andrews

    Supporting the Whole Child: Safeguarding Student Mental and Behavioral Health

    Presented by Dr. Caroline Lopez-Perry, CSULB and Rachel Andrews, Redondo Union High School on February 7, 2022.

    Attendees gained insight on various mental health disorders and psychosocial/emotional issues that affect students in K-12 settings. Educators learned how to recognize mental health warning signs and left with actionable strategies to remove the stigma associated with mental health issues and support students and their families.

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    Marlene Carter

    Actions Anti-Racist Educators Must Take in Their Classrooms This School Year - Part 2

    Presented by Marlene Carter, UCLA Writing Project on October 27, 2021

    This webinar series provided attendees practical tools to create an environment that shows value for people of all races and cultures.  Attendees explored anti-racist actions teachers in all subjects must take in their classrooms and schools to support their students.  Discussion centered around culturally relevant and sustaining strategies that support student academic success as well as curricular choices and school policies that may need changing.

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    Marlene Carter

    Actions Anti-Racist Educators Must Take in Their Classrooms This School Year - Part 1

    Presented by Marlene Carter, UCLA Writing Project on October 13, 2021

    This webinar series provided attendees practical tools to create an environment that shows value for people of all races and cultures.  Attendees explored anti-racist actions teachers in all subjects must take in their classrooms and schools to support their students.  Discussion centered around culturally relevant and sustaining strategies that support student academic success as well as curricular choices and school policies that may need changing.

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    Dr. Brent Duckor and Dr. Lizzi Capizzi

    How can Teachers, School Counselors, & Administrators support educational outcomes for students in foster care during extraordinary times?

    Webinar presented by Dr. Brent Duckor, Dr. Lorri Capizzi from San Jose State University and the CSU Guardian Scholars: Briana Anguiano, Michael Bries, Hannah Davidson, and Jennifer Tai on June 15, 2021

    Learn from a panel of CSU Guardian Scholars (former foster youth) about beneficial supports they found valuable in transitioning from high school to post-secondary education. This webinar included student insights about relevant supports that make a difference for both classroom and school based outcomes. 

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    Dr. Jake Olsen

    Providing Culturally Sustaining Trauma-Informed Supports for K-12 Students through Multi-Tiered Systems of Support and School Counseling Program Alignment on April 21, 2021

    Presented by Dr. Jake Olsen, CSU Long Beach on April 21, 2021

    This webinar provided an overview of comprehensive school counseling program and multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS) alignment. In addition, participants learned how to embed culturally sustaining and trauma informed practices within all tiers of an MTSS framework. Practical tools to develop systems and efficient practices were also provided. 

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    Dr. Antoinette Linton

    Preservice Teacher Candidate Epistemic Agency: Acquiring the professional skills of becoming a science teacher

    Webinar by Dr. Antoinette Linton, CSU Fullerton on March 3, 2021  

    This webinar discussed the interconnected learning experiences that occur in three courses in a credential program. Within these courses are learning experiences grounded in a particular theory of learning teaching and epistemic agency for candidates.

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    Dr. Doug Fisher

    Assessment in Distance Learning Environments

    Webinar by Dr. Doug Fisher, San Diego State University on January 27, 2021

    This webinar provided an opportunity to share new tools and formats that teachers can use to assess students’ understanding in distance learning environments.